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March 22, 2011

Board of Trustees to meet March 24

 

Regular Business Meeting
of the
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

March 24, 2011

Board of Trustees Room
Altgeld Hall 315 - Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, Illinois

Approximate Schedule

9 a.m.         Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees Convened - Board of Trustees Room

Approx. 9:15 a.m. Executive Session - Altgeld Hall

Approx. 11 a.m. Reconvene Board of Trustees Meeting - Board of Trustees Room

Expected Agenda for Regular Meeting

1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

2.  VERIFICATION OF APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

3.  MEETING AGENDA APPROVAL, INCLUDING ANY PROPOSED CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

4.  EXECUTIVE SESSION

5.  REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF DECEMBER 2, 2010 REGULAR MEETING

6.  CHAIR’S COMMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

7.  PUBLIC COMMENTS (IF ANY)*

8.  REPORTS OF BOARD COMMITTEES AND BOARD LIAISONS

         A.   Executive Committee

         B.   Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee

         C.   Finance, Facilities and Operations Committee

         D.  Legislation, Audit and External Affairs Committee

         E.   Illinois Board of Higher Education

         F.   Universities Civil Service Merit Board

         G.  Northern Illinois University Foundation

         H.  Northern Illinois Research Foundation

9. PRESIDENT’S REPORT NO. 74

(Expected to include presentation of proposals for approval:  Fiscal Year 2012 Student Fee Recommendations; Fiscal Year 2012 Room and Board Rate Recommendations; Fiscal Year 2012 Athletic Sports Camp Housing and Meal Expenditure; Fiscal Year 2012 International Programs Division Expenditures; Fiscal Year 2012 NIU Foundation Professional Services Contract; Fiscal Year 2012 ITS Document Services and Materials Management Copy Paper Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2012 Document Services Copier and Controller System Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2012 Mass Transit Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2012 NIU Naperville Catering Services Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2012 Northern Star Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2012 NIU Outreach Radiation Oncology Physician Services Contract Renewal; Fiscal Year 2012 Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Contract Renewal; Broadband Technology Opportunity Northwest Project Grant Revision; ITS ‑ Telecommunications Services Communication Services Amendment; Electrical Infrastructure Campuswide Replacement-Phase I; Campus Alert System ‑ Upgrade Thirteen Buildings on Campus ‑ Capital Project Approval; Lincoln Hall Recaulk Building Envelope ‑ Capital Project Approval; NIU Outreach Lease Renewal; Recommendations for Faculty and Supportive Professional Staff Sabbatical Leaves for the 2011-2012 Academic Year; Requests for New Emphases; Requests for New Minors; Request to Delete a Specialization; Oral English Proficiency Annual Report 2009‑2010; Appointment of Vice President and General Counsel; and Real Property – Lease for School of Art.  For review and information:  Fiscal Year 2011 Salary Stabilization Summary Report; Quarterly Summary Report of Transactions in Excess of $100,000; Periodic Report on Investments; Second Annual Report on the Outcomes of Sabbatical Leaves; Bringing NIU Policies/Regulations into Compliance with Public Act No. 96‑1513; 97th General Assembly Report; Congressional Report; Intercollegiate Athletics Report; Freedom of Information Act Requests for June 1, 2010 – February 18, 2011; and Grant and Contract Awards.  Possibly other matters for discussion only.)

10.  CHAIR’S REPORT NO. 50

(Expected to include presentation of proposal for approval:  Honorary Doctorate Recommendations.  Possibly other matters for consideration only.)

11.  NEXT MEETING DATE

12.  OTHER MATTERS

13.  ADJOURNMENT

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Media Contact: Brad Hoey, NIU Media Relations & Internal Communications
Phone: 815-753-6667
Email: bhoey@niu.edu